Category: Fraud

Nigerian prophet jailed for defrauding church member

        An Ikeja Special Offences Court in Lagos has sentenced a Lagos-based prophet, Cletus Ilongwo, to seven years imprisonment for defrauding his...

Fraudsters hack bank, transfer N523m to 225 accounts

                Suspected fraudsters, during a three-day cyber-attack, have hacked a customer’s account domiciled in an old...

Osun court remands POS agent for N.2 million fraud

      An Osogbo Magistrate Court has remanded 22-year-old Kareem Hammed in Ilesa correctional centre over an alleged N.2 million fraud. The Osun State...

Court clears duo of alleged N1.8bn fraud charge

            An Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos on Friday discharged and acquitted two businessmen, Ogbor Eliot and Kelvin Chris, of a...

EFCC arrests man for attempted $17.5m fraud

      The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a suspected fraudster, Olabanji Aluko, for alleged $17.5million advance fee fraud....

EFCC arrests two owners of internet fraud school, seven others  

      The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Command, says it has arrested two owners of yahoo schools and seven other suspected...

FBI busts two Nigerians over $6.2m wire fraud after targeting $25m

        The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has charged two Nigerians for $6.2million wire fraud after attempts to scam Americans of...

Yahoo Yahoo: Court jails Nigerian musician, two others

          Justice Muhammed Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin has convicted and sentenced a Lokoja- born musician, Onojah Emmanuel...

How ex-military chief stole N4bn, purchased assets – ICPC

              The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, has...

Nigerian man faces 30-yr imprisonment over $7 million bank fraud in US

              A Nigerian man, Sulaiman Dosunmu pleaded guilty to his involvement in $7 million bank fraud before the United States...

US govt grants Hushpuppi’s appeal, reduces jail term to 11yrs

              US government has granted the appeal of Nigerian internet fraudster facing trial in the United States of America, Ramon...

How two internet fraudsters killed colleague – Police

      The Osun State Police Command has arrested two suspects: Wahab Hammed, 28 years and Adegoke Ayobami, 31 years, for alleged conspiracy, armed robbery...

Police arrest 4 suspected kidnappers, 3 others with fake currency

            The Police Command in Bauchi State has arrested four suspected kidnappers in the state. The command also said it arrested three...

Certificate forgery: I never dragged Tinubu to court – Keyamo to Atiku’s camp

        The Spokesperson for the All Progressives Congress, APC, Campaign Council, Festus Keyamo, has refuted claims of instituting legal action...

Lists of 11 Powerful Ex-Governors Whose Corruption Cases Have Been Swept Under Carpet

            No less than 11 former governors’ corruption cases with the EFCC have been stalled despite their media attention  ...

Tension as EFCC Discloses Powerful Northern Governor Buying Abuja Properties With “Proceeds of Crime”

              The Nigerian anti-graft agency, EFCC, has alleged that the governor of Zamfara state, Bello Matawalle is buying...

EFCC arrests club owner, 21 other suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan

      The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested one Adepoju Sunday, owner of “De Rock Club” and 21 other suspected internet...

Assembly suspends sitting over Speaker’s arrest by EFCC

        Plenary session could not hold at the Ogun State House on Thursday following the arrest of the Speaker, Hon. Olakunle Oluomo by the Economic...

BREAKING: EFCC arrests Ogun Speaker, Oluomo

        The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested the Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo. Oluomo was...

Police arrest 44-year-old man for defrauding online vendors

                A 44-year-old man, Olumide Agboola, is currently cooling off in one of the police cells at Makinde Divisional...